Category: Crime

Influx of Criminal Herdsmen fueling insecurity in Okun Land – Obaro of Kabba

The Obaro of Kabba, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi, has raised the alarm over rising cases of kidnapping, banditry and killings in Okunland. During the week, the monarch, who...

Kogi: Court Remands Four Suspected Kidnappers in Prison Custody

A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Tuesday, remanded four persons in prison custody for kidnapping and also demanding the sum of N16 million as ransom from their...

Gunmen Kidnaps Widow of Ex-PDP Vice Chairman, 13 Others in Kogi

Widow of the immediate past Kogi-West Zonal Chairman of Peoples Democractic Party (PDP), late Barr. Taiwo Kola-Ojo and thirteen others have been kidnapped. The fourteen...

Kogi Govt Rescues 24 Hostages, 4 Kidnapped Children (Photos)

Kogi state government has assured residents and travellers of its avowed commitment to always defeat criminality in the state with the government’s enhance...

Police Arrests Suspected Killers of 6yr Old Girl in Kogi

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested one Friday Domozu, a 23years old native of Jarkama village in Bassa LGA of Kogi...

18 Kidnapped Traders Regain Freedom

The 18 Kano traders kidnapped in Kogi State on their way to Aba, Abia State have regained freedom. The businessmen who were mostly from Kwari Market Textile Market were...

Teina Presents 23 Operational Vehicles to Security Agencies in Kogi

By Ojochide Audu. In an effort to combat crime in the state, Chairman, Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Hon. Teina Abdulmalik, has presented 23 refurbished operational...

Bandits Abduct 18 Kano Traders in Kogi

Gunmen suspected to be bandits in Kogi state have kidnapped 18 traders from Kano state who were on a commercial journey to Abia state. The victims, all from the popular...

Saudi-Based Oil Worker Shot Dead in Kogi

Unknown gunmen has killed a Saudi Arabia-based oil worker, Ogacheko Atanu, in his Idah residence, Kogi state. It was gathered that the incident happened on Saturday...

Unknown Gunmen Kill Newly Elected Council Vice Chairman’s Husband in Kogi

Newly elected vice chairman of Kogi local government council, Kogi state, Hassana Ishaku Jizhe, has lost her husband to bullets from unknown gunmen. The deceased vice...